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Opening the Door of Faith

Pope Francis’ encyclical on faith, Lumen Fidei, speaks of the relational aspect of faith—that is, faith as a response to God’s love revealed through Jesus. In his new book, Opening the Door of Faith: Encountering Jesus and His Call to Discipleship … Continue reading

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Kindness of strangers

A new book by Casey Beaumier, SJ, director of the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College, recalls his days as a Jesuit novice and a pilgrimage he took to help in his discernment.  A Purposeful Path: How Far Can … Continue reading

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Faith formation

School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Jane E. Regan has written an essential guide for anyone in the ministry of adult faith formation. In Forming a Community of Faith: A Guide to Success in Adult Faith Formation Today (Twenty-Third … Continue reading

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Stories of conversion

Boston College alumna and Boston College parent Patricia Sodano Ireland, who returned to the Catholic Church after serving as a Lutheran minister for 10 years, presents stories of women’s conversion to Catholicism in the book Women in Search of Truth: … Continue reading

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US Catholic book review

US Catholic magazine has published a review of Catholic Spiritual Practices: A Treasury of Old and New, whose “contributors remind us of the spiritual wealth available to us through our Catholic faith tradition and instruct us in its practical application … Continue reading

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Spiritual practices: old and new

Catholic Spiritual Practices: A Treasury of Old and New, co-edited by School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor Colleen Griffith and Professor Thomas Groome, is the latest title from the award-winning Church in the 21st Century Center Book Series. The volume … Continue reading

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Faith and wealth

Boston College Professor of Sociology Paul Schervish, an expert on affluence, charitable giving and spirituality, has co-written (with Keith Whitaker) a new book titled Wealth and the Will of God: Discerning the Use of Riches in the Service of Ultimate … Continue reading

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